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Demand Planning Analyst

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Date: Jun 3, 2019

Location: Tucker, GA, US

Company: Flowers Foods

Summary

The Demand Planning Analyst assists in the short, medium, and long term demand planning and forecasting efforts for the company’s products in order to meet the actual market demand for those products. Under supervision, position is accountable for the creation of channel-specific demand forecasts based on sales history, market trends, account sell-through, and other data.

Position requires demonstration of competency for all on-the-job activities that may have a direct or indirect affect on product safety, legality and/or quality.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for fulfilling demand planning activities with the following functions:

Assists with building a comprehensive forecasting plan and determining the right levels at which to forecast product demand, selecting forecasting models that best fit analysis under different historical conditions and trends

Recommends and defines improvements to the existing demand planning system

Reviews and understands factors that impact demand dynamics including seasonality, trends, promotional plans, sales objectives, and life cycle plans

Collaborates with other functions to monitor and direct adjustments to the aggregate demand plan using business inputs and intelligence gathering

Provides input into the S&OP process

Analyzes utilization of demand shaping principles when customers can be sold different products if initial order requirements cannot be met

Helps to identify and resolve out of stock issues, focusing on minimizing shortage occurrences through the analysis of data and review of safety stock levels

Ensures compliance with all company policies and procedures (EEO, Sexual Harassment, Sarbanes – Oxley, Safety, etc.)

Performs other duties which are deemed to be an integral part of the position, including but not limited to fulfillment of work schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and other applicable operating rules, policies and procedures

Desired Experience

2 or more year’s supply planning analysis experience in a CPG manufacturing company

Desired Education

Operations / Supply Chain Management/Business Administration relevant degree

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent total rewards package.  Please reply by 07/03/19.  Resumes are active for 30 days.  Interested job seekers who successfully complete the series of pre-screening questions and who appear to possess the basic qualifications for this position may be contacted for a telephone interview.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability

 

If you need assistance with submitting your resume due to a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to Morgan Alexiscompton Bedgood at Morgan.Bedgood@flocorp.com or 770 723-6180.


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